Student arrested for blackmailing girl

Rourkela: An engineering student was on Thursday arrested for allegedly blackmailing and threatening a girl student.

Anwar Asif (24) has been booked under various sections of IPC for blackmailing and harassing the girl, a fellow M Tech student for the past two years, police said.

The situation became unbearable for the girl on Thursday when Asif threatened to take her life and she lodged a complaint with the police, who arrested him. Anwar`s mobile phone and laptop were seized, Sundargarh superintendent of police Himansu Lal said.

He was produced before a local court here, who remanded him to jail custody.